2020 Summer Camps



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(June – August 2020)

NEW! Dig In and Plant It Camp
June 8-12 (5 days) 8:00 am-Noon

Come get your hands dirty with us! Spend the week learning all about plants and how they grow. You’ll plant veggies and flowers, a pizza garden, a shoe, and who knows what else! After we plant our garden, we’ll create scarecrows to keep animals away. You’ll learn so much you will want to plant a garden at home, too! 

For ages 5-10 years. (Fee: $90*- $100)



NEW! Kitchen Chemistry

June 15-19 (5 days) 8:00 am – Noon

Did you know that there is chemistry going on in your own kitchen? Come play with us doing experiments that use normal everyday ingredients you can find in the kitchen! From baking soda and soap to baking bread (what makes it rise?), we’ll learn the chemistry behind it all. Have fun making a mess and learning why some experiments fizzle and others go off with a boom! 

For ages 5-10 years. (Fee: $100*- $110)

Amazing Animals Camp

June 22-26 (5 days) 8:00 am – Noon

Explore and learn about animals from every continent, from the smallest birds to the largest mammals. Join us in playing animal-themed games, while learning how to care for and observe animals local to Ohio. Campers will explore areas within the St. Francis campus, wading through a stream, doing activities and playing games in the woods, and checking out our wetland areas.

For ages 5-10 years. (Fee: $100*- $110)



Mad Scientist Camp

July 6-10 (5 days) 8:00 am – Noon

As mad scientists, we will build, explore, and invent amazing creations in our lab. Spend the week participating in fun activities like making air cannons, shooting off rockets, and even creating your own slime monsters! We’ll even perform a little mad science magic and teach you some tricks to show your friends.  

For ages 5-12 years. (Fee: $100*- $110)




I Will Survive Camp
July 13-16 (4 days) 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Can you survive a night in the woods? Come learn survival skills like building a fire and cooking your own meal outside! You’ll build your own shelter that you can test overnight if you choose! Play some survival games to test your new skills while working with a team to make it through the night! Monday and Tuesday are learning days, and Wednesday is your chance to prove your skills with an overnight stay! 

For ages 8-12 years. (Fee: $100*- $110)



Extreme Games Camp

July 20-24 (5 days) 8:00 am – Noon

Join the fun with Extreme Games! The week is dedicated to games of all sorts–outdoor games, water games, animal games, and more. Play games you’ve never heard of and play old games in new ways! How many games can we play in a week? We don’t know, but we hope you’ll join us to help count! 

For ages 5-12 years. (Fees $100* – $110)



Nature Chef Camp

July 27-31 (5 days) 8:00-Noon

Can you eat food you find outside?What kinds of foods taste good to you? Come harvest our garden and bake some treats with us this summer! In this garden-to-table adventure you’ll prepare, cook and bake like a real chef! Enjoy eating the fruits of your labor and treat mom and dad to a delicious lunch on the last day!

For ages 5-10 years. (Fees: $100* – $110) 




NEW! Water Camp
August 3-7 (5 days) 8:00-Noon

New this year is Water Camp! Campers will not only play in our stream and wetlands but also learn about the most abundant substance on Earth! We will play various water games and partake in water themed activities. Our activities are very hands-on so be sure to bring a dry change of clothes!

For ages 5-10 years. (Fees: $100* – $110)





I Will Survive, Jr. Camp

August 10-12 (3 days) 8:00 am – 3:00pm

This introductory survival skills camp teaches young campers the basics they need to have fun and stay safe outdoors. Hop on the hay wagon and take a ride to visit our deep woods to see what nature looks like, untouched by the outside world! Can you identify any of the plants or animals we’ll see? Have fun cooking over a fire, and of course making s‘mores!

For ages 5-10 years. (Fee: $100* – $110)


Scholarships are available!

Scholarship funds for low-income families are available upon request. Scholarships for 2020 camps are provided through grants and donations from the B.A Seitz Fund of the Columbus Foundation, the National Machinery Foundation, the Ruth Weinken Bailey Fund, the Cliff Farmer Scholarship Fund the People’s Fund of the North Central Electric Cooperative and many generous individuals. Scholarships are available for children who wish to attend a camp, but whose families are financially challenged. For more information contact FELC Director Mimi Johnston at mjohnston@felctiffin.org or 419.448.7485 prior to registering for a summer camp.

*Camp fees increase after June 1, 2020    Register early!!!

Contact FELC Educator Sister Shirley for information at 419.448.7485 or email sshafranek@felctiffin.org

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